University of Chicago, Kadanoff Center

Position ID:UofC-Kadanoff Center-KCPF [#25824]
Position Title: Kadanoff Center Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/20, finished 2024/05/18, listed until 2024/03/20)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Kadanoff Center for Theoretical Physics at the University of Chicago plans to make one or more Postdoctoral Fellow appointments. These positions are expected to begin in the Fall of 2024. Candidates across all subfields of theoretical physics are encouraged to apply. Current research directions of the Center include condensed matter physics broadly defined, particle physics, quantum field theory, gravitational physics and string theory. Successful candidates will have considerable freedom to pursue their research interests.

Candidates must apply via this website where they should supply a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and a list of publications. In addition three letters of recommendation should be uploaded separately by the recommenders. To receive full consideration, the complete application should be available to us on or before November 15, 2023. Further inquiries about these positions can be sent to Dam Thanh Son (

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

The appointment would be at the internal University rank of Postdoctoral Scholar, which is open only to those individuals who are less than seven years beyond attainment of the Ph.D. degree. There are no teaching responsibilities associated with this position.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It also participates in the Exchange Visitor Program and will facilitate the granting of visas to international applicants.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
933 E. 56th St.
MCP 465
Chicago, IL 60637